ROCKY MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL CENTER

OUR PHILOSOPHY

For you and your child, childcare is a critical extension of your family. Rocky Mountain Preschool Center offers a quality environment that incorporates your child's uniqueness into our classrooms. Our belief is that in a sound learning atmosphere, your child will develop a true sense of his or her identity.

 

OUR STAFF

Our professional staff includes a program director, three lead teachers and four teachers assistants. Additionally, four Foster Grandparents provide love and guidance to our preschool children, ensuring a high level of individual attention. All of our teachers and assistants are certified in CPR and first aid and attend between 23 and 80 hours of professional development training per year.

 

OUR CURRICULUM

Rocky Mountain Preschool follows a curriculum based on the children's interests, abilities and needs. Kindergarten readiness skills are emphasized on a daily basis through play and group activities. Building strong bonds and healthy attachments with all children is the number one priority for our staff. RMDC utilizes the Pyramid Model of Social/Emotional Development.

 

STARS TO QUALITY PROGRAM

RMPC participates in the STARS to Quality Program. The STARS to Quality Program is a continuous quality improvement program for every childhood education center in Montana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION MATERIAL

RMPC Registration Application

FOLLOW RMPC ON FACEBOOK!

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Hannah Danzer

Rocky Mountain Preschool Center, Director

hdanzer@rmdc.net

Miss Hannah graduated from University of Montana Western with an Associates of Science in Early Childhood Education and has been in child care for over sixteen years. She and her husband, Jon, have two wonderful children, Lilli (12) and Jaysen (9).

QUICK FACTS ABOUT

ROCKY MOUNTAIN PRESCHOOL

Hours of Operation

7:30 am - 5:30pm

Monday through Friday

 

We participate in the Stars to Quality program.

 

We serve breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack to children daily.

 

Each child has a toothbrush to practice good oral hygiene daily.

 

Teacher to student ratio:

Infant/Toddlers - 1:4

Ages 2/3 - 1:8

Ages 4/5 - 1:10

 

The Rocky Mountain Preschool Center is not income based like the Head Start program.

 

We have a public and private Facebook page for parents to keep up with their children's activities throughout the day.

Thank you to our

generous community for making a difference!

Every contribution counts and goes right where it belongs at RMDC! Your giving makes a concrete difference in the lives of families and individuals in our community – in YOUR community. An investment in RMDC helps provide the assistance our community needs right here in south-central Montana.

Jordan Ballard

Primary Teacher, Wolf Pack Room

Miss Jordan has been in childcare for a total of seven years, three of which at RMPC. She loves watching her RMPC children grow as they prepare for kindergarten. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Ambrose, and two children, Ammy and Sayer.

Danielle Horton

Primary Teacher, Grizzly Room

Miss Danielle is coming up on one year with RMPC as the Grizzly Room Primary Teacher. She has been in childcare for a total of four years. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tracy, and two children Brent (11) and Kaylee (7).

Betsey Johnson

Primary Teacher, Infant & Toddler Room

Miss Betsey has been with RMPC for nearly three years this September, and involved in childcare for a total of six years. She enjoys working with infants and toddlers specifically because she believes it is a child's biggest growth and development stage in life and the most important.

Katelyn Alvarez

Assistant Teacher, Grizzly Room

Miss Katelyn has been with RMPC for almost one year, but in childcare for nearly nine years. She has a Bachelors degree of Science in Psychology from Carroll College and when she's not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Devon, and puppy, Senna.

Marian Sheldon

Assistant Teacher, Wolf Pack Room

Miss Marian has been with RMPC for one year. Recently married, Miss Marian enjoys hiking with her husband, Cody, and their two dogs, Bear and Athena. When she's not outdoors, she enjoys snuggling up with a good book as well.

Karen Bradley

Assistant Teacher, Infant & Toddler Room

Miss Karen has been with RMPC for a total of four years in January 2018. When she's not at work, she enjoys spending time and spoiling her eight grandchildren, ranging from ages four months to eleven years old.

NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

200 SOUTH CRUSE AVENUE HELENA, MONTANA 59601

PHONE 406.447.1680

JACKSON STREET CENTER

648 Jackson Street

Helena, Montana 59601

 Phone 406.457.7368

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